Film: 449

Industry + Work | 1950 | Silent | Colour

Synopsis:

Building the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane in London. Showing the surrounding streets and Park Lane and Hyde park across the road.
Views of people in Hyde park. Hertford Street, Stanhope Row, Pitts Head Mews. Derelict buildings. Sign Urwick Orr and Partners. Windows damaged by objects thrown through them.
September 1960 Construction site. Large billboard with 'Londons finest hotel to be erected on this site'. Surrounding buildings. Workment carrying cement on new site. Crane working. Workmen carry metal frame for construction. General views of the site in it's early stages.


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